Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 13 00:47:16 UTC 2012

On Dec 12, 2012, at 6:33 PM, Benjamin Barrett wrote:

> About eight minutes into the Radio Lab podcast this week (Raising Crane,, Andrea Seabrook uses the word "snuzzle" for cranes, which is listed in the OED as currently being dialectical. The relevant definition says:
> Of persons, esp. children: To nuzzle, snuggle, or settle down comfortably.
> Seabrook uses it to refer to colts (baby cranes).
And of elephants, it's "snozzle".


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